Jessica Malekos Smith (Zhanna)

Jessica ‘Zhanna’ Malekos Smith, is the inaugural Reuben Everett Cyber Scholar at Duke University Law School. Previously, she served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Prior to military service, Malekos Smith was a post-doctoral fellow at the Belfer Center’s Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a J.D. from the University of California, Davis; a B.A. from Wellesley College, where she was a Fellow of the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs; and is finishing her M.A. with the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Malekos Smith has presented her research at DEF CON, RSA, and NextGen@ICANN and has been published in the Harvard Kennedy School Review, Defense One, and The Cipher Brief, among others.

Appearing at:

The Beginner’s Guide to the Musical Scales of Cyberwar